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Perform a factory reset on Android Device

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What key combinations to use on my Android phone to reset?

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The problem you're having with your forgotten Android phone password is why you can't access the settings and perform a Factory Reset. You need to be able to access the phone for that, but there are different ways to do a Hard Reset without accessing the settings. Read on for steps on how to do a Factory Reset on your Android Smartphone:

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    Press and hold the Power button.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the 'Power off'.
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    Now you should use a combination of keys to boot your device into Recovery mode.
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    The combination of keys may vary from smartphone to smartphone, but the most common combinations include
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    • Volume up + Home button + Power button.
    • Volume down + Power button.
    • Home button + Power button.
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    Once you're in recovery mode, use your volume up and down to navigate through the options.
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  6. 6
    Use the power button to select 'Factory reset'.
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    Confirm.
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    Wait for the process to complete
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    This can take a few minutes, so be patient.
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If none of these combinations work on your device, please reference the main guide for additional steps, or search for your device model and recovery mode on Google. Some Android phones require a software reset.

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